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Chinese Vocabulary Term J

Vocabulary Term J

讥笑 譏笑 ji1xiao4 jīxiào sneer at; deride

饥饿 饑餓 ji1’e4 jī’è hunger; hungry; starve

机动 機動 ji1dong4 jīdòng motorized; mobile; flexible

机构 機構 ji1gou4 jīgòu structure; organization; institution

机灵 機靈 ji1ling jīling clever; quick-witted; smartness

机密 機密 ji1mi4 jīmì secret; classified (information)

机械 機械 ji1xie4 jīxiè machine; mechanical

机遇 機遇 ji1yu4 jīyù opportunity; stroke of good luck; favorable circumstance

机智 機智 ji1zhi4 jīzhì tact; quick-witted; resourceful

基地 基地 ji1di4 jīdì base (of operations)

基金 基金 ji1jin1 jījīn fund; endowment

基因 基因 ji1yin1 jīyīn gene

激发 激發 ji1fa1 jīfā to arouse; excite

激励 激勵 ji1li4 jīlì urge; encourage; motivation

激情 激情 ji1qing2 jīqíng passion; strong emotion; fervor; enthusiasm

及早 及早 ji2zao3 jízǎo as soon as possible; at the earliest possible time

吉祥 吉祥 ji2xiang2 jíxiáng lucky

级别 級別 ji2bie2 jíbié rank; level; grade

极端 極端 ji2duan1 jíduān extreme

极限 極限 ji2xian4 jíxiàn limit; extreme boundary

即便 即便 ji2bian4 jíbiàn even if; even though

即将 即將 ji2jiang1 jíjiāng will shortly; soon; be on the verge of

急功近利 急功近利 ji2gong1jin4li4 jígōngjìnlì eager for success and profit

急剧 急劇 ji2ju4 jíjù rapid; sudden

急切 急切 ji2qie4 jíqiè eager; impatient; imperative

急于求成 急于求成 ji2yu2qiu2cheng2 jíyúqiúchéng impatient for success

急躁 急躁 ji2zao4 jízào irritable; impetuous; impatient

疾病 疾病 ji2bing4 jíbìng disease; illness; sickness; ailment

集团 集團 ji2tuan2 jítuán group; bloc; circle; clique

嫉妒 嫉妒 ji2du4 jídù to be jealous; to envy, covet; to hate; to begrudge

籍贯 籍貫 ji2guan4 jíguàn place of one’s ancestry

给予 給予 ji3yu3 jǐyǔ to give

计较 計較 ji4jiao4 jìjiào focus excessively on; haggle; bicker; argue

记性 記性 ji4xing jìxing memory

记载 記載 ji4zai3 jìzǎi write down; to record

纪要 紀要 ji4yao4 jìyào written summary of a meeting; minutes

技巧 技巧 ji4qiao3 jìqiǎo skill; technique

忌讳 忌諱 ji4hui4 jìhuì avoid as a taboo; abstain from; taboo

季度 季度 ji4du4 jìdù (financial) quarter; period of three months

季军 季軍 ji4jun1 jìjūn third in a race; bronze medalist

迹象 迹象 ji4xiang4 jìxiàng mark; indication; sign

继承 繼承 ji4cheng2 jìchéng inherit; carry on; succeed

寄托 寄托 ji4tuo1 jìtuō entrust somebody someone’s care; consign; commit

寂静 寂靜 ji4jing4 jìjìng quiet

加工 加工 jia1 gong1 jiā gōng to process; processing; machining

加剧 加劇 jia1ju4 jiājù aggravate; intensify; sharpen; accelerate

夹杂 夾雜 jia1za2 jiāzá mix together; have two dissimilar substances mixed together

佳肴 佳肴 jia1yao2 jiāyáo delicacy

家常 家常 jia1chang2 jiācháng the daily life of a family; home-style (food)

家伙 家夥 jia1huo jiāhuo guy; chap; tool; weapon

家属 家屬 jia1shu3 jiāshǔ family member; a dependent

家喻户晓 家喻戶曉 jia1 yu4 hu4 xiao3 jiā yù hù xiǎo become a household name; well-known

尖端 尖端 jian1duan1 jiānduān highest peak; the tip; sharp pointed end; most advanced and sophisticated

尖锐 尖銳 jian1rui4 jiānruì sharp; intense; penetrating

坚定 堅定 jian1ding4 jiāndìng firm; staunch; resolute

坚固 堅固 jiang1u4 jiāngù firm; strong; sturdy

坚韧 堅韌 jian1ren4 jiānrèn tough and durable; hard-bitten; firm and tenacious

坚实 堅實 jian1shi2 jiānshí firm and substantial; solid

坚硬 堅硬 jian1ying4 jiānyìng hard; solid

艰难 艱難 jian1nan2 jiānnán difficult; arduous

监督 監督 jian1du1 jiāndū control; monitor; supervise; inspect

监视 監視 jian1shi4 jiānshì oversee; to monitor

监狱 監獄 jian1yu4 jiānyù prison; jail

煎 煎 jian1 jiān pan-fry; fry in shallow oil

拣 揀 jian3 jiǎn choose; select; sort out

检讨 檢討 jian3tao3 jiǎntǎo self-criticism; analyze

检验 檢驗 jian3yan4 jiǎnyàn inspect; examine; to test

剪彩 剪彩 jian3 cai3 jiǎn cǎi cut the ribbon at an opening ceremony

简化 簡化 jian3hua4 jiǎnhuà simplify; simplification

简陋 簡陋 jian3lou4 jiǎnlòu simple and crude (i.e. room or building)

简体字 簡體字 jian3ti3zi4 jiǎntǐzì simplified Chinese characters

简要 簡要 jian3yao4 jiǎnyào concise; brief

见多识广 見多識廣 jian4duo1shi2guang3 jiànduōshíguǎng experienced and knowledgeable

见解 見解 jian4jie3 jiànjiě view; opinion; understanding

见闻 見聞 jian4wen2 jiànwén information

见义勇为 見義勇爲 jian4yi4yong3wei2 jiànyìyǒngwéi to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects); to stand up bravely for the truth; acting heroically in a just cause

间谍 間諜 jian4die2 jiàndié a spy; intelligence agent

间隔 間隔 jiang4e2 jiàngé interval; intermission; gap; be separated

间接 間接 jian4jie1 jiànjiē indirect

剑 劍 jian4 jiàn sword

健全 健全 jian4quan2 jiànquán Perfect; sound; to perfect/strengthen/amplify

舰艇 艦艇 jian4ting3 jiàntǐng warship; naval vessel

践踏 踐踏 jian4ta4 jiàntà trample

溅 濺 jian4 jiàn to splash

鉴别 鑒別 jian4bie2 jiànbié differentiate; distinguish

鉴定 鑒定 jian4ding4 jiàndìng appraise; identify; evaluate

鉴于 鑒于 jian4yu2 jiànyú in light of; in view of; seeing that

将近 將近 jiang1jin4 jiāngjìn almost; nearly; close to

将就 將就 jiang1jiu jiāngjiu put up with; accept somewhat reluctantly

将军 將軍 jiang1jun1 jiāngjūn a general (military officer)

僵硬 僵硬 jiang1ying4 jiāngyìng stiff

奖励 獎勵 jiang3li4 jiǎnglì to reward (as encouragement)

奖赏 獎賞 jiang3shang3 jiǎngshǎng to reward

桨 槳 jiang3 jiǎng oar; paddle

降临 降臨 jiang4lin2 jiànglín befall; descend

交叉 交叉 jiao1cha1 jiāochā cross; intersect

交代 交代 jiao1dai4 jiāodài explain; account for; hand over

交涉 交涉 jiao1she4 jiāoshè negotiate; discuss a matter with the opposing side

交易 交易 jiao1yi4 jiāoyì business transaction; deal; trade

娇气 嬌氣 jiao1qi4 jiāoqì delicate; effeminate; squeamish

焦点 焦點 jiao1dian3 jiāodiǎn focus; focal point

焦急 焦急 jiao1ji2 jiāojí anxiety; worried

角落 角落 jiao3luo4 jiǎoluò corner; nook

侥幸 僥幸 jiao3xing4 jiǎoxìng by luck; by a fluke

搅拌 攪拌 jiao3ban4 jiǎobàn stir; mix up

缴纳 繳納 jiao3na4 jiǎonà to pay (taxes)

较量 較量 jiao4liang4 jiàoliàng competition; to have a contest with sb.

教养 教養 jiao4yang3 jiàoyǎng upbringing; education; bring up; nurture and train

阶层 階層 jie1ceng2 jiēcéng hierarchy

皆 皆 jie1 jiē all; each and every; in all cases

接连 接連 jie1lian2 jiēlián one after another; in a row; in succession

揭露 揭露 jie1lu4 jiēlù expose; unmask

节制 節制 jie2zhi4 jiézhì to be restrained or moderate

节奏 節奏 jie2zou4 jiézòu rhythm; cadence; tempo

杰出 傑出 jie2chu1 jiéchū outstanding; preeminent

结晶 結晶 jie2jing1 jiéjīng a crystal; to crystallize

结局 結局 jie2ju2 jiéjú conclusion; ending

结算 結算 jie2suan4 jiésuàn settle up the bill; close an account

截止 截止 jie2zhi3 jiézhǐ end; close; stop; expiration

截至 截至 jie2zhi4 jiézhì up until; by (a specified time

竭尽全力 竭盡全力 jie2jin4 quan2li4 jiéjìn quánlì to spare no efforts; do one’s utmost

解除 解除 jie3chu2 jiěchú remove; relieve (someone of their duties); sack; get rid of

解放 解放 jie3fang4 jiěfàng liberate

解雇 解雇 jie3gu4 jiěgù fire; lay off; dismiss from

解剖 解剖 jie3pou1 jiěpōu dissect; analyze; anatomy

解散 解散 jie3san4 jiěsàn dismiss; dissolve; disband

解体 解體 jie3ti3 jiětǐ disintegrate

戒备 戒備 jie4bei4 jièbèi take precautions; be on the alert

界限 界限 jie4xian4 jièxiàn boundary; marginal; limit

借鉴 借鑒 jie4jian4 jièjiàn take example by; use other people’s experience

借助 借助 jie4zhu4 jièzhù get help from

金融 金融 jin1rong2 jīnróng banking finance; financial

津津有味 津津有味 jin1jin1 you3 wei4 jīnjīn yǒu wèi (saying) with gusto; eagerly; with great interest

紧迫 緊迫 jin3po4 jǐnpò urgent; urgency

锦上添花 錦上添花 jin3shang4tian1hua1 jǐnshàngtiānhuā lit. on brocade, add flowers (idiom); to decorate sth already perfect / gilding the lily

进而 進而 jin4’er2 jìn’ér and then (what follows next)

进攻 進攻 jing4ong1 jìngōng attack (military); assault

进化 進化 jin4hua4 jìnhuà evolution

进展 進展 jin4zhan3 jìnzhǎn make progress; development; make headway

近来 近來 jin4lai2 jìnlái recently; lately

晋升 晉升 jin4sheng1 jìnshēng promote to a higher position

浸泡 浸泡 jin4pao4 jìnpào to soak

茎 莖 jing1 jīng stalk; stem

经费 經費 jing1fei4 jīngfèi funds; expenses

经纬 經緯 jing1wei3 jīngwěi warp and woof; longitude and latitude; main points

惊动 驚動 jing1dong4 jīngdòng alarm; alert; startle; disturb

惊奇 驚奇 jing1qi2 jīngqí amaze; astonished

惊讶 驚訝 jing1ya4 jīngyà surprised; astonished; astound

兢兢业业 兢兢業業 jing1jing1 ye4ye4 jīngjīng yèyè cautious and conscientious

精打细算 精打細算 jing1 da3 xi4 suan4 jīng dǎ xì suàn (saying) meticulous planning and careful accounting

精华 精華 jing1hua2 jīnghuá elite; best feature; most important part of an object; essence; quintessence

精简 精簡 jing1jian3 jīngjiǎn simplify; reduce

精密 精密 jing1mi4 jīngmì accuracy; exact; precise; refined

精确 精確 jing1que4 jīngquè accurate; precise

精通 精通 jing1tong1 jīngtōng proficient; have a good command of

精心 精心 jing1xin1 jīngxīn with utmost care; meticulous; detailed

精益求精 精益求精 jing1 yi4 qiu2 jing1 jīng yì qiú jīng (saying) improving and wanting to improve even more

精致 精致 jing1zhi4 jīngzhì exquisite; delicate; refined

井 井 jing3 jǐng a well

颈椎 頸椎 jing3zhui1 jǐngzhuī cervical vertebra; the seven cervical vertebrae in the neck of humans and most mammals

警告 警告 jing3gao4 jǐnggào to warn; admonish

警惕 警惕 jing3ti4 jǐngtì vigilant; alert; be on guard

竞赛 競賽 jing4sai4 jìngsài race; contest; competition

竞选 競選 jing4xuan3 jìngxuǎn run for (electoral) office; take part in an election

敬礼 敬禮 jing4li3 jìnglǐ to salute; best regards

敬业 敬業 jing4ye4 jìngyè work ethic

境界 境界 jing4jie4 jìngjiè boundary; state; realm; level

镜头 鏡頭 jing4tou2 jìngtóu camera shot (in a movie, etc.); scene; camera lens

纠纷 糾紛 jiu1fen1 jiūfēn dispute; quarrel

纠正 糾正 jiu1zheng4 jiūzhèng to correct; to make right

酒精 酒精 jiu3jing1 jiǔjīng alcohol; ethanol

救济 救濟 jiu4ji4 jiùjì emergency relief; aid; help out in a disaster

就近 就近 jiu4jin4 jiùjìn nearby; in a close neighborhood

就业 就業 jiu4ye4 jiùyè employment; getting a job

就职 就職 jiu4 zhi2 jiù zhí take office; assume a post

拘留 拘留 ju1liu2 jūliú detain (a prison); keep (someone) in custody

拘束 拘束 ju1shu4 jūshù restrict; constrained; ill at ease; reticent

居民 居民 ju1min2 jūmín resident; inhabitant

居住 居住 ju1zhu4 jūzhù reside; dwell; to live (in a place)

鞠躬 鞠躬 ju1gong1 jūgōng to bow

局部 局部 ju2bu4 júbù part; local

局面 局面 ju2mian4 júmiàn aspect; situation

局势 局勢 ju2shi4 júshì situation; state (of affairs)

局限 局限 ju2xian4 júxiàn to limit; confine; restrict or confine sth.

咀嚼 咀嚼 ju3jue2 jǔjué to chew

沮丧 沮喪 ju3sang4 jǔsàng dejected; depressed; dispirited

举动 舉動 ju3dong4 jǔdòng action; act; (make) a move; movement

举世瞩目 舉世矚目 ju3shi4 zhu3mu4 jǔshì zhǔmù attract worldwide attention

举足轻重 舉足輕重 ju3zu2qing1zhong4 jǔzúqīngzhòng a foot’s move sways the balance; hold the balance of power; play a key role

剧本 劇本 ju4ben3 jùběn script for a play; opera; movie; etc

剧烈 劇烈 ju4lie4 jùliè acute; violent; severe

据悉 據悉 ju4xi1 jùxī according to reports; it is reported (that)

聚精会神 聚精會神 ju4 jing1 hui4 shen2 jù jīng huì shén concentrate one’s attention

卷 卷 juan3 juǎn to roll (up); to coil; (mw for tapes)

决策 決策 jue2ce4 juécè Make policy; make strategic decision

觉悟 覺悟 jue2wu4 juéwù consciousness; awareness; (Buddhist) enlightenment

觉醒 覺醒 jue2xing3 juéxǐng awaken; arousal; realize

绝望 絕望 jue2 wang4 jué wàng desperation; forlorn; hopeless

倔强 倔強 jue2jiang4 juéjiàng stubborn; unbending

军队 軍隊 jun1dui4 jūnduì army troops

君子 君子 jun1zi3 jūnzǐ gentleman; man of noble character

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